Statement on Governor Pritzker Mask Mandate

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced a mask mandate for Pre-K-12 schools:

“The flip-flopping from Governor Pritzker without input from the legislature needs to stop. Since the start of the pandemic, the governor continues to make decisions he feels is best for everyone without factoring local control or legislative input. The decision to implement mask requirements should be made by local school boards, not Governor Pritzker.”